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Jesus Christ Airlines (JCA Biafran airlift) video

Old 25th Nov 2021, 20:29
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In the Google Maps of Sao Tome where the hidden Connies are located there seems to be an orange/rusty ? aircraft of a good size sitting in the weeds/trees that appears to have overwing mounted engines. Any idea what this might be ?
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Old 25th Nov 2021, 20:54
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I believe that Jack Malloch's involvement in Biafra was separate to Hank Wharton; he used a DC7, which gave him pretty long range. There's a bit about the Biafra flights in his bio here :

Jack Malloch – the last of the true African legends – Part 1 (flightlineweekly.com)
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Old 25th Nov 2021, 20:57
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SHJ - In the Google Maps of Sao Tome where the hidden Connies are located there seems to be an orange/rusty ? aircraft of a good size sitting in the weeds/trees that appears to have overwing mounted engines. Any idea what this might be ?
It is a Antonov AN 74 TK-100 of CAVOK Airlines,abandoned take off - overrun and thence down into a ravine 2017 ?.
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Old 25th Nov 2021, 22:20
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Aha! That makes double sense, as it has overwing engines and an orange livery.Thanks
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Old 25th Nov 2021, 22:56
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Originally Posted by longer ron View Post
This programme is currently on youtube,a very interesting but harrowing programme for anybody who has not seen it before.
Wow!
Many thanks for uploading that!
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Old 26th Nov 2021, 08:38
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Thanks again to those who gave more details to my original request about the Constellations.
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